PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
The albatross and it being killed are plot points similar to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".
We are here.
Cup: At 8,000 feet. This is it, boys.
Phil: You got it, Zamp?
Louis Zamperini: Roger.
Lambert: You hit this one, drinks are on me.
Louis Zamperini: I ain't going to a bar with you, handsome. You confuse all the broads.
Phil: Get your cameras, boys. I'm gonna light it up like Christmas.
The B-29 Superfortress bomber that flies overhead as the POWs are standing in the river has a "Star and Bars" US national insignia on the underside of each wing. That insignia is actually painted only on the surfaces of the upper left and lower right wings.
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